WAVE OF THE FUTURE

Engineers and scientists are working on some pretty amazing things. There
are a lot of ideas out there, and whether they will—or should—actually work remains to be seen. Here is a look at some ideas engineers are helping to
bring to life.

 
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Global warming is stopped
via cloud brightening

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Putting out forest fires with sound

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Internet for everyone via
low orbit satellites that beam
back a wireless signal for all

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Your own 24/7 robo assistant that can anticipate your needs, with a personality you can create
(Maybe just like your Mom)

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Your brainwaves = your
computer password

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Perfect headphones that
calibrate according to the
way you hear sounds

Insect cuisine—a new old idea

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Nanobots—think very very
small—coursing through your veins fighting viruses, and
making repairs

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Air pollution clean-up: nano particles remove CO2 from the air and turn it into useful chemicals

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Living to 120 years old